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[Massachusetts] Weymouth firefighter fired for smoking loses appeal

In a ruling released Thursday, the state Civil Service Commission said the town had cause to fire Kenneth Morehouse in January 2012 after he was caught violating a statewide ban on police and firefighters smoking on or off the job. The ban has been in pl
Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added Apr 26, 2013 06:53
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[Massachusetts, New York] FBI detain Fall River man at airport after he's caught smoking on plane

A quick cigarette was anything but for Joe Raposo. The Fall River man was detained for four hours at the Buffalo Niagara Airport on Monday, being questioned by airport police and the FBI. His crime: Lighting up in the lavatory.
Fall River (MA) Herald News
added Aug 29, 2012 05:13
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[Massachusetts] Lynn eyes new tobacco restrictions

Local teenagers have more opportunities to buy cigarettes and other tobacco products in local stores than their peers in many other Massachusetts cities, said city Health Director MaryAnn O'Connor and an anti-smoking advocate working with the city.
Lynn (MA) Daily Item
added Jul 24, 2012 14:10
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[Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania] Federal agents cart off boxes from Scranton tobacco business

Wilkes Barre (PA) Citizen's Voice
added Jun 8, 2012 17:12
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[Massachusetts] Restaurant owners irked as smoking regs get tweaked in Provincetown

Wicked Local (MA)
added May 15, 2012 19:46
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massachusetts the latest state to push tobacco control forward

We are eagerly watching developments in Massachusetts as their state Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill filled with policies ranging from following Hawaii’s lead by raising the statewide minimum age of sale for tobacco to 21 to banning the sale of toba
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 1, 2016 13:49
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[Massachusetts] Salem hikes age for tobacco sales to 21

Board of Health narrowly approved raising the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 last week, making Salem the first in the region to do so. “Our mission is to prevent, promote, protect,” board chairwoman Barbara Poremba said before the vote
Gloucester (MA) Daily Times
added Aug 11, 2014 12:06
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A History of Smoking Bans in Massachusetts

A smoking ban on Cape Cod beaches will soon go into effect. This isn't the first time efforts have been made to ban smoking in Massachusetts. Here is a list of notable efforts to curb smoking in the Bay State:
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jun 13, 2014 11:25
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[Massachusetts] Cheap cigarettes lure shoppers to New Hampshire

“I live in Lawrence and I come here for cigarettes all the time. I don’t even buy cigarettes in Massachusetts,” Christiane Petty said. “Packs cost almost $9 in Massachusetts. Here, they are probably around $6.” Petty admits she loves New Hampshire. “Th
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Dec 10, 2013 17:02
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[Massachusetts] Changes to tobacco sales proposed

The proposed changes will allow the city’s Health Department to increase the age of persons buying tobacco from 18 to 21. ... would abolish the sale of tobacco products and nicotine delivery services in all city healthcare institutions, which are defined
Newburyport (MA) News
added Nov 20, 2013 15:40
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